A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

March 27th, 2003 • Quill Archives
Adapting to rapid change

After graduating from the University of North Carolina in 1962, Milburn Gibbs moved to Southern California. There, he managed a wholesale bakery serving the fleets of aluminum trucks that sell lunches and coffee-break snacks to workers at job sites. On the side, he wrote a community-news column for the Long Beach Press-Telegram.